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NBC
Aug 20, 2009 5:30am EDT
>> good morning. >> thanks for joining us. >> we want to talk about the traffic and the weather. >> let us get down to business. we have a hurricane to talk about. we have some strong storms by this afternoon potentially. there is a front that is to our west. there is a front to our north. some warm and humid air which means volatile conditions which usually means thunderstorms by this afternoon. partly cloudy skies about monday in central maryland. -- about 90 in central maryland. >> we have a few problem starts -- spot. we have been talking about westbound i-70 past route 29. the truck fire is now out. it is off to the side and no major delays with that one. not seeing many delays. the drive * look good. -- the drive times good. we are looking at a nice ride as well. that is the latest. back to you. >> thank you. a to alarm fire ripped through a baltimore county apartment complex. >> it happened in essex affecting a total of 16 units. our reporter is live at the scene with more details. >> good morning. among those displaced, 21 adults and nine children. the fire started in un
WETA
Aug 20, 2009 5:30pm EDT
focus tonight. damon green of itn has our report. >> reporter: this used to an aircraft, an for those who boarded as passengers, the was no way out. today e man concted of blowing a passenger jet into fragments and violently ending the lives of all 270eople on board, learned he ll be free to le out his remaining days in peace. >> it is my decisionthat mr. abdel sset al megrahi, convicted in 2001 for t lockbie bombing, now terminally ill with proste cancer be released on compassionate grounds and be allowed to returto libya to die. >> reporter: the dtruction of pan am flight 103 remains o of the bloodie terror attacks ever launch at the west and one which was iediately blamed on liby at the timef the lockerbie bombing, the naon was a pariah state, internaonally shunne accused of sponsoring terrorism. its leader a figure of ha in thewest. it was onlafter 15 yea of sanctions that liby finally admitted it carried out the bombinand paidompensation to victims' filies. and thin a year, tonyblair was visiting tripoli to show th relations were bk to rmal, a controversial al enabling prisoners
HLN
Aug 19, 2009 10:00pm EDT
heard from since then. >>> good evening. i'm nancy grace. i want to thank you for being with us. a quiet apartment community reeling after a suitcase discovered there in the communal dumpster opened to reveal a body. tonight, we confirm the body folded inside that suitcase is 28-year-old swimsuit model jasmine fiore. and in a bizarre twist tonight, police on the lookout for a reality tv star in connection with the murder. >> when my manager opened up the suitcase, the corner of the suitcase, he just lifted it up, you could see a shoulder and an arm and there were no clothes on it. >> we have made a breakthrough with the investigation. her name is jasmine fiore. >> reporter: 28-year-old jasmine fiore, neighbors say seemed excited to move into her new neighborhood in the fairfax district with a female roommate and this man, ryan jenkins. a recent contestant on the vh1 show "megan wants a millionaire." some neighbors described him as her husband. tonight, her fourth-floor penthouse is now a crime scene. >> we are searching for any evidence that may lead to the suspect in this case. >>
FOX
Aug 19, 2009 11:00pm EDT
us. >> mayor sheila dixon's attorney said they are not getting enough information on the state prosecutor's subpoenas. dixon's's attorneys filed a motion saying the prosecutor's office is not cooperating and the grand jury system is being abused. mayor was reindicted on perjury, threat and misconduct charges just last month. . >> the debate on health care reform has gotten so intense recently, senate democrats are considering going it alone. without the g.o.p.. major garrett has the latest. >> president obama celebrated all things nascar with last year's sprint cup champion jimmie johnson and aide said the health care message is not stalled and health care reform can be won. >> argument is not over. discussion is not over. the debate is not over. >> house minority canter agrees the debate is not over but said the president is spinning his wheels. >> what i really see right now is a white house and chaos over health care. >> mr. obama's chief of staff rahm emanuel told the new york times, they believe killing health care is more important for the political goals than solving the
ABC
Aug 20, 2009 5:30am EDT
westbound route 70 past route 29, use caution approaching that. also southbound 895 on the off-ramp, reports of a disabled vehicle. use caution. jfx at north avenue, no incidents there. back to you. >>> 5:30. the only person convicted in the 1988 terrorist bombing -- of flight 103 might be released tomorrow on compassionate reasons. sherrie johnson with more. >> reporter: there's outrage among family members and government officials after news a terrorist who killed hundreds of people may be released from prison. abd al megrahi was convicted of taking part in the bombing of pan am flight 103 on december 21, 1988. the airliner had mostly american passengers, all 259 people on board, 11 on the ground died when the plane crashed into the town of lockerbie in scotland. the former libyan intelligence officer was sentenced to serve a minimum of 27 years in a scottish prison for the bombing but a 2007 review of his case raised the idea he had been a victim of miscarriage of justice. some people in britain say he's innocent while many in the u.s. oppose his release. >> the united states mad
NBC
Aug 20, 2009 6:30pm EDT
which came. dawna friesen joins us from outside the prison where the terrorist was held in scotland. dawna. >> reporter: he spent eight years of a life sentence here in the scottish prison. and tonight al-megrahi left here a free man. a decision scotland's justice department said he knew many would disagree with. al-megrahi dressed in white on his final steps to freedom. terminally ill with prostate cancer he was released on compassionate grounds by the justice minister, a decision met with outrage at the highest levels. >> we have been in contact with the scottish government. indicating that we objected to this. and we thought it was a mistake. >> reporter: 270 people died in the lockerbie bombing, 189 of them americans. after a massive investigation, and lengthy trial, megrahi was the only person convicted. jack and kathleen flynn lost their 21-year-old son, john patrick in the bombing. >> the word compassion should never be used in the same sentence with mr. megrahi. >> bert aberman lost his brother tom. scotland's justice secretary says he knows the bereaved will never forget le
PBS
Aug 20, 2009 12:00am EDT
. itn's carl dinnen takes us there. >> reporter: this is the first big test of iraq's new security regime. two months after u.s. forces pulled out the major urban centers, the insurgents have made a deadly attack on baghdad. one explosion was felt by a conference of tribal chiefs meeting at a supposedly secure hotel. this was the moment. as the dust and debris fell from the ceiling, some hurriedly left the room, others started defiantly chanting religious slogans. the target had been the nearby foreign ministry. the blast was apparently so big it left a crater three meters deep and ten meters across. at least a dozen people were killed there. a truck bomb also destroyed part of a bridge near the finance ministry which was targeted in in waziria in northern baghdad. at least 18 people were killed there. and more than 200 injured. across the city there have been at least six bomb and mortar attacks. hospitals have been inundated and the latest information suggests that at least 75 people have been killed and more than 300 injured. >> after carl dinnen filed that report the death toll
PBS
Aug 20, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. damon green of itn has our report. >> reporter: this used to be an aircraft, and for those who boarded as passengers, there was no way out. today the man convicted of blowing a passenger jet into fragments and violently ending the lives of all 270 people on board, learned he will be free to live out his remaining days in peace. >> it is my decision that mr. abdel basset al megrahi, convicted in 2001 for the lockerbie bombing, now terminally ill with prostate cancer be released on compassionate grounds and be allowed to return to libya to die. >> reporter: the destruction of pan am flight 103 remains one of the bloodiest terror attacks ever launched at the west and one which was immediately blamed on libya. at the time of the lockerbie bombing, the nation was a pariah state, internationally shunned, accused of sponsoring terrorism. its leader a figure of hate in the west. it was only after 15 years of sanctions that libya finally admitted it carried out the bombing and paid compensation to victims' families. and within a year, tony blair was visiting tripoli to show that relatio
ABC
Aug 20, 2009 6:30am EDT
road as well. definitely use caution if you're traveling the jfx or 83. looking for a business you know you can trust? let better business bureau help you. log on to abc2news.com/bbb. back to you. >>> 6:31. we hustle around here at abc2. we get news nobody else can touch but this one you have to hear for yourself. a man comes to our cameras and tells us exactly what happened. let's go live to essex with linda so. >> reporter: it was a devastating night for the folks who live here. the fire caused a lot of damage. it was a partial roof collapse, charred debris, it happened in unit 24 and this morning we're hearing from the man who lit the candle. he's speaking out to abc2. tom hannin told our our overnight photographer pete "on the street" o'neill that he lit a meditation candle in his bedroom. he fell asleep and accidently knocked the candle over. his bed caught fire, he tried to douse the flames but it quickly got out of hand. the fire spread to three other units and reached three alarms. it happened last night around 11:30 on spice cour -- spicewood court. the red cross assisted
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2009 5:00pm EDT
their assets and lying to us about their solvency, made possible by the federal reserve lending money to these institutions. [unintelligible] >> in the fall, i completely disagree that the fed is the cause of this. i have been pushing for more openness with the fed. here is what we plan to do. i want to restrict the powers of the federal reserve. first of all, they will be the major losers of power if we are successful in setting up that financial product protection commission. the federal reserve is charged with protecting consumers. in 1994, congress give the federal reserve to adopt rules to ban the subprime mortgages. alan greenspan [unintelligible] they have the power to ban credit-card abuses. they had the power to deal with overdrafts. under ben bernanke, they started to do things but only after congress started. in every case after we started, the fed did it. that is why one of the reasons why we will take away from the federal reserve the power to do consumer protection. they have had since 1932 a right under herbert hoover until recently to intervene into the economy whenev
ABC
Aug 20, 2009 7:00am EDT
"gma" exclusive. >>> oprah winfrey and dr. mehmet oz, suing companies, saying they falsely use their names to endorse health products. dr. oz speaks to us. >>> and look at this picture. a world champion female track star faces the question -- is he a world champion female track star faces the question -- is he is a woman or a man? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, america. diane sawyer, chris cuomo. robin roberts is off on this thursday, august 20th, 2009. and the dangerous weather will not step for the people in the midwest. tornadoes ripping through minnesota, wisconsin, iowa. in a moment, you're going to hear from a brave, young boy, in illinois, who was home alone in his basement, when the drnd blew away his house around him. >> the sounds outside of his home was louder than the music he was listening to. >>> and we're following hurricane bill. 800 miles south of bermuda. it's moved from a category 4 to a category 3. it's expected to get strong again. winds right now are at 120 miles per hour. >> and forecasters expect it to be strengthening overnight. will bil
FOX
Aug 19, 2009 10:00pm EDT
area. >> i mean, what is it for? you know, better parking? no. same parking. might give us less time. >> might be a bigger issue if they increase the ticketing policy. but i don't think a few dollars here or there, you know, at the rate it will make that big of a difference. >> well, we are back here live. no one from the parking authority returned our calls today. meantime, again, rate hike is not a done deal yet. the board of estimates has to approve it. we're live in downtown baltimore. keith daniels, fox 45 news at 10:00. >> all right, keith that brings us to the question of the day is the city's plan to raise parking fees an attempt to raise more revenue. 89 percent say yes. 11 percent say no. dee writes, this is an effort to take more from the people that are hurting right now. the city -- does city hall care we are in a recession? when will it stop? more responses tonight on the "late edition" at 11:00. >> police are looking for more suspects tonight in a hate crime that left a 76-year-old man hospitalized. the victim just wrapped up a fishing trip when he was suddenly at
FOX News
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
attempts, but nothing that has disrupted this election like many of us thought might take place. so far this election is said to have gone reasonably well despite the violence and low turnout. brian: who's favored to win? is it karzai in a run away or are the polls, indeed, closing? >> well it looks like president karzai will probably take the overwhelming share of the vote but probably won't get enough to avoid a second-round runoff. he needs 50% plus one vote in order to win outright. and right now he looks well short of that. but it all depends on turnout to see just who who will win and if there will be a second round of this election. brian: all right, conor. thanks. gretchen: iraq's prime minister is calling for a security review after a wave of bombings. sunni insurgents are blamed for the violence yesterday in baghdad. malaki's statement is the first by government leaders there acknowledging security problems since the u.s. withdrew troops from iraqi cities. president obama called the violence "senseless." two soldiers are dead in the crash of an army blackhawk helicopter ne
FOX
Aug 20, 2009 5:00am EDT
of these airline companies shares down between two and 4%. and experts and have been warning us that if there is no resurgence in consumer demand for air travel it could really put these airline companies in a world of hurt starting early next year. the oil stocks were excited on the other side because of a possibility of up take in demand for energy may be as this economy tries to stabilize. the debate intensifies between a government run health insurance plan ... and the idea of a health insurance cooperative... with republicans fiercly opposed to anything run by the government... it appears the cooperative concept could be gaining steam... as talks on compromise legislation continue on capital hill. the idea of a health cooperative isn't something new.. in fact washington state has its own group health coop with close to 600,000 members madison wisconsin also has one with 62,000 members.. we asked its executive director - how long it would take for americans to see lower health care costs... under a cooperative i think it would be immediate... what a non profit coop does is t
NBC
Aug 19, 2009 11:00pm EDT
two more suspects in this case. they could use all the help they can get. anyone with information should call baltimore county police. wbal-tv. >> police have charged four people in connection with an identity that scheme. about 100 victims have had their personal and financial information stolen. some people discovered some suspicious paperwork. they learned that residents in colombia and some other areas were victimized. they were not the only ones. >> we then discovered that today new driver's license, credit cards, and other identifying documents from victims from several states. >> the trail of a victim's runs into virginia, florida, and georgia. these suspects are all from florida. two are in jail and the others have been released. mayor sheila dixon wants information after the original indictment in january. any subpoenas issued after the indictment is an abuse of the grand jury system. personal misconduct charges that were earlier dismissed are now included in the latest indictment against her. tom >> today the obama administration gave u.s. businesses on how to fight a po
FOX News
Aug 20, 2009 5:00am EDT
institute --www.ncicap.org-- bill: i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. barney frank on the offense over health care. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. just to be clear, i'm not saying barney frank is offensive. i'm saying he is on the offensive. trying to convince americans that the government should run the nation's health care system. but as we all know, that's a very tough sell these days. >> why do you continue to support a nazi policy as obama has expressly supported this policy? why are you supporting it? >> a real solution. >> when you ask me that question, i am going to revert to my ethnic heritage and answer your question with a question -- on what planet do you spend most of your time? [applause] >> ma'am, trying to have a conversation with you would be like trying to argue with a dining room table. i have no interest in doing it. >> you're going to bankrupt this country, you and the democrats, and you are making a mistake. you're going to in debt my generation and we're going to pay more taxes because of you, sir. >> let me respond. f
CNN
Aug 20, 2009 3:00pm EDT
does it for us. we'll be back here tomorrow. we'll be back here tomorrow. rick sanchez takes it from here. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> coming at you right now, the fat cats ripping you and me off, hiding their money overseas to avoid paying taxes. a list of 4,400 of them who are denying our children billions of dollars. who are they? >>> he admitted it to me on the air. the more we look into this, the more this appears that it was really planned. >> oh, it was more planned than you think. >> so, he plotted to set up and have an armed man at an event near the president. the president! >>> and guess what? we're going to reveal his ties to a dangerous militia movement. >> we will resist people imposing their will on us through the strength of the majority. >> uh, secret service, are you listening? >> we will resist -- >> new details. >>> also, why is the terrorist who bombed the plane out of the sky, killing 270 people, being given a "compassionate" release? it is amazing to watch. are you outraged? what you say on your national conversation for thursday, august 20th, 2009
NBC
Aug 20, 2009 6:00pm EDT
used the taser and filed criminal charges against her for a rigorous six weeks ago she was found not guilty on the charges. good -- criminal charges against her. six weeks ago she was found not to be on the charges. >> i had wine at dinner, but that was it. >> it was a year ago. alicia was returning home from a family dinner when she ran through a police radar. police say she ignored their sirens. she said she could not hear it because her children were singing. she eventually did stop. she says the police officers angrily ordered her from the car. >> when he grabbed me from the car, he looked with a flashlight in my eye, and it shocked me, and my elbow not his flashlight out of his hands. >> she felt what happened next. >> of burning kind of electricity going through your stomach. i basically said, i cannot believe u.k.'s -- you tased me. they wanted me to take sobriety tests. i said no. when i said i was not going to take it, they said i was under a rust. >> she says police tried to handcuff her and hit her with a taser again, this time firing of promise -- a prong. >> all the time
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
take over about noon and with that some thunderstorms certainly by 5:00. a high of 90, angie. hook us up with a nice drive. >> i will hook you up with a tie up to avoid on air and on- line. follow me on twitter at oh my goff is my name. the outer loop at van doren street is where we have crash activity taking away the right lane for -- right center lane for drivers. expect more lei delays than usual at this time. 95 northbound no problems past the prince william parkway. we have a live shot for you. notice the head lights are moving okay. and then head to 395 and show you the slow go that set in 15, 20 minutes ago. it stretches from duke to seminary. the next stop the outer loop from maryland, from new hampshire to university we are still moving at speed. finally, it is smooth sailing on 95 an the bw parkway. notice the green cars. we are moving at great paces making our way to the capital beltway. now, we'll make our way over to andrea. >>> work is in full swing on the intercounty connector in maryland. and now it is affecting early- morning commuters. armando trull is along i-95 in
FOX
Aug 20, 2009 7:00am EDT
acland joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: that is the big question, are there other victims out the? right now we know of two women who have come forward talking to police. police have filed those charges. the women basically saying they came to this clinic and they were inappropriately touched by a man who worked here. police are telling us that man is jorge sanchez. he was arrested on two countses of sexual batry. police believe it all went down inside the chantilly specialist office. the owners have been open with the media as they discuss the alleged crimes. they say in a 24-hour period three female paents complainted about -- complained about sanchez. when they first got the complaint sanchez was not allowed to have any contact with women in the office. the two victims are 27 and 28 years old. the crimes happened between july 20th and august 6th. >> it is very disturbing because i didn't know it was going on. i mean, i haven't experienced anything but niceness from this man. >> she was devastated. this is a devastating, in vasive blow and it's not only were you sexually
FOX News
Aug 20, 2009 1:00am EDT
>> there has to be a free-market answer. we are out of time. that doesn't for us tonight. thank you for being with us. -- that does it for us tonight. thank you for being with us. greta: you are getting it whether you like it or not. will democrats step on an step over the republicans? the democrats ran through health-care reform without looking to republicans. we have powerful republicans, but do they have enough power to stop what people do not want. they go on record next. plus a boycott. the ceo of a nationwide push restore chain says he is for health care reform, but he is not for the ones that president obama wants. he disagrees with the president. 18,000 people organized on facebook saying to not buy from the skies store. -- this guy's store . and rush limbaugh is talking about a tv show. he tells you what have been coming up. town hall voters still want answers. >> cover deficit is tripling to $2 trillion. how are we going to pay for this? >> we do not know what is going on. >> i want universal health care for everyone. kretzer aarp -- >> aarp. they are not supporting this g
HLN
Aug 20, 2009 5:00pm EDT
someone could have planted caylee's body there. we'll take your calls. 877-tell-hln. joining us to talk about it, former u.s. attorney and also a representative from search. you are showing the foliage and it wouldn't be easy to find caylee, correct? go ahead, tim. >> i think it was next to impossible. there certainly was standing water that was covering anything and that's why i made the decisions that i made before that if caylee was deceased it would be a tiny skeleton over there and we wouldn't take a chance on a horse stepping on it or even a ground searcher and i still think it was the greatest decision and wisest decisions i made in any searches because if that would have happened it would have pushed that body down in the mud and destroyed anything and it would still never be found. we searched everything. one of the big reasons the photo was taken before we did that search is we flew over every area we searched before and any area we had any interest in. that was an area we had a lot of interest in and law enforcement had a lot of interest in so we could compare those area
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2009 10:00am EDT
hear a national radio hook up to hear fdr speak to them. what did that use of technology do for him? guest: it made him a national figure in ways no president had been before. it is hard not to imagine, but there had never been a time when the president before could really speak to the people and everybody heard the same thing at the same time. earlier presidents have done this, but we're just giving regular speeches that were put on the rea. he could really talk to someone in a tenement in new york city or in a form in montana. it was the beginning. we all know about that now. host: your enthusiasm is bubbling over and we can tell you had a lot of fun with this story. here is the book -- "fdr v. the constitution: the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy." thanks to him for being with us, and for you for watching. have a great rest of the day. . . >> the impact of slowing medicare spending on its seniors. c-span2 is showing it live. president obama is talking to various groups about health care today. he will be a guest on a radio program this afternoon. we will have liv
ABC
Aug 20, 2009 9:00am EDT
here and putting together a nice breakfast for us. putting food in our tummies this morning. dr. ira is going to put us in the right shoe and ben shiffrin is there. how you doing? he'll put us in the right frame of mind because school starts next week. did you buy shoes yet? >> not yet for my daughter. it's the one thing i have yet to do. >>> age is all in the mind. dr. michael is back to make sure we're fit at 50 and beyond. dr. fioramonti will be here to answer your pet questions. i believe we have the three biggest fans of the jonas brothers. we had to put them out in the studio -- out of the studio because they were screaming. >> misbehaving already. >> you'll hear them. they will scream. and they will tell us all about it. it's a great fundraiser. >>> let's look at weather with susan schrack. good morning. >> good morning. it looks pretty good so far. we're seeing a mix of sun and clouds. the clouds are going to be with us most of the day. 77 now. relative humidity 85% and winds calm. taking a look at the feels-like temperature. temperature. it feels like 80s across the region.
NBC
Aug 20, 2009 5:00am EDT
abuse of the grand jury system could be at stake depending on the use of certain information. >> and education alert this morning. the start of school is right around the corner. there are many back-to-school questions for lots of parents. there is a call center that is going to help ease the concerns of parents. transportation concerns will also be addressed. >> that are tucked away on the third floor of this area. staff members said answers to many of your back-to-school questions. >> is there any more information i can give you at this time? >> we a people from academics, students support, nutrition, transportation. this is a team effort for the district. any issue that a parent has, we hope that someone can answer that question. >> around this time of year, telephone calls seem to come in by the hundreds as students get set to return to the classroom. what is on the minds of people so far? >> everyone wants to know about transportation. parents with students who have special needs want to know about special education. what school of the going to? >> those who help run the call ce
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 5:00am EDT
your umbrella for later today. >> great to have you with us this morning. we are keeping an eye on what it looks like outside. mecowith me as we travel back in metime from the netherlands carillon and you can see how the clouds have been zooming by. beautiful shot there. muggy this morning and 73. southwest winds at six. there's the rain from yesterday, gone but we will be firing it up this afternoon. we'll take a trip to the lower 90s. angie, good morning. >> good morning to you, kim. kicking off the 5:00 hour. a little camera tour for you beginning with the outer loop in maryland. no complaints so far. live shot at university. we will take it to the maps and show you route 4, rout 5, crane highway. all of the roads are clear. hey, virginia, what's up on 395? this drive incident free. a good amount of head lights past duke street. on the inner loop between 95 and 66 you can see according to sensors drivers are moving at a great pace on average and on 66 out of gainesville to 123 up to 495 looking at a nice quiet drive to far but volume is building. over to andrea. >>> if you want
CNBC
Aug 20, 2009 4:00am EDT
this program. taking a look at gold, up just a frangz at $942.95. joining us this morning to talk about what's been going on in these markets, quite a roller composter week so far. martin dean marnek and alexis dewann fund manager at global cap xa. alexis, i want to start with you. it seems as though these are the unsyncopal markets. everyone has been saying there is a lot of money on the sidelines. it seems every time we have a dip, folks come back in and put a floor on the market. is this sustainable? >> i think you're right. there's tons of money out there, especially in the money market funds. bur yeah, almost when you look at the big systemic risk, it's off the table currently. you look at indicators and ted spreads are trading at the same levels they used to at the beginning of the credit crisis. so this is encouraging. the problem is on the economy and is it sustainable. it's interesting to see that most of the of the revenues from the company were slightly below expectation, although most of them beat on the earnings line. through a lot of cost cutling and a lot of layoffs
ABC
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
we head into the afternoon hours. 82 degrees and partly sunny by noon. 88 for us this afternoon and again a around of thunderstorms and showers lasting into the evening hours. >>> let's check the roads with kim. >> thank you. good morning. traffic is flowing freely and moving along without problems on 95 southbound as you make your way towards the beltway and towards the fort mchenry tunnel toll plaza. however, for abingdon, i'm getting word of a residential fire on route 7, philadelphia road between governor court and peaberly drive. also getting word of a crash northbound on the jfx at fayette street. another crash on the jfx northbound at charles street so use caution there. looking at the jfx at cold spring lane, no problems to let you know about as you're headed southbound towards downtown. back to you. >>> 6:00. big fire in essex to show you. i think you're going to hear one of the most honest interviews ever. abc2 news linda so is off off middleborough road in essex. >> reporter: thankfully no one was injured in the fire but did cause significant damage to the units at the ga
ABC
Aug 20, 2009 5:00am EDT
people involved in two separate shootings in pigtown. they happened back-to-back. sources tell us around 11:30 last night a man was shot several times in the back. while police were wrapping up that scene on carey and pratt, another call of a shooting on carroll street. both men taken to your -- area hospitals. if you know anything, saw anything, please call police right away. >>> a young man found lying in bell avenue in northwest avenue. police say he was shot in the head, taken to the hospital. no word on his condition. no suspects, no motive. >>> george williams in joppatowne was in his robe, a cup of cold coffee, his eyes as blurry as his mind. his son was just killed by the man who may get out of primp today. sherrie johnson is here to tell us more about the lockerbie bomber. >> reporter: yes, december 21, 1988 when pan am flight 103 blew up as it flew over scottland. the explosion killed all 259 people on board and 11 on the ground died when that plane crashed into lockerbie, scotland. al mcgrahy was convicted. scottish authorities will talk about what to do with him. repor
CNBC
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
joins us with raymond james, talk about the economy a little bit. guys, good to see you both. serok, just your take on how we have been paying much attention to shanghai this week. is it a volume thin month? what do you make of that? >> because we saw the demand come from the far east, is that going to help us come out of where we are? we all know, we've talked about this until the cows come home. the consumer for our country is not going to come back for two or three years. unless we see global demand come back, especially driven by the emerging markets, if they stop buying and if they stop growing, then that's really going to affect us even more. so that focus will continually be there and i think that's driven a lot of the rally we've had. for us to go forward, we need the global markets and demand to keep going. >> did it impress you at all that we were able to rally for a second day? >> yes, i think so. china has come back so fast, and so quickly, people know that the amount of stimulus in china is going to keep on going. it can be so vague as to what they're doing, but i think
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 9:00am EDT
20th. angie will have the traffic for us. >> no showers in the immediate area yet. you are good to go. you can leave your umbrella bet bu bur t latelater y ouonwi lled ne it. a check numbers. we have ernumbs. atthave nu been sitting c'sn or ommon thread for clt anwinchester. in garrt county64. you guys have rain showers knocking the door. unt'les okthloe . let's look at it on the satellite and radar loop. this has been the game plan basically every day. we start to percolate bubbles of convection in the atmosphere. that will be the case again today. and out here to garrett county is where a batch of rain is starting to move in. allegheny county heads up for you. our weather, the scattered showers and storms. we will take you near 90 this afternoon. and the sinn set 7:56. tonight, i think they are going to be ongoing around the dinner hour. overnight we willstt arto see t things settle wnwatching hurric category three storm, 830 leom aw fromfr san juan, maryland. we he talk about where it is going and if it will affect our weekend weather. >>> for those that plan to hop on the capital
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 6:30pm EDT
returning from studying abroad. >> they took us up to the louchbl and told us no one survived. >> reporter: 13 years after the bombing, two suspects megrahi and lamin khalifah fhimah were tried. fhimah was acquitted and megrahi was given a life sentence but released today after serving only eight years. >> we're now in contact with the libyan government and want to make sure that he is not welcomed back in some way but instead should be under house arrest. >> reporter: but instead of house arrest, megrahi was greeted by thousand, with libyan leader mohammar ghaddafi's son serving as his personal escort. >> the message given to these leaders of third world nations that believe in state-sponsored terrorism, if you outwait the united states and the united kingdom, they'll eventually give in. >> reporter: for victim's families, megrahi's freedom... >> he gette gets to go home to his family and none of the people he killed had that luxury. >> glor: now to afghanistan which held its presidential election today, despite the taliban's best efforts to disrupt it. the afghan government
FOX
Aug 20, 2009 5:30pm EDT
tell us one person was shot. we have a crew on the way to the scene and we of course bring you more information as it becomes available. >>> mean time the shooting of man in northwest baltimore is now a homicide investigation. victim was shot around 1:30 this morning in the 4400 block of bell avenue. man later died from the injuries. police are still looking for suspects. >>> massive fire at row of town homes in essex left 30 people homeless tonight. investigators are labeling the blaze an accident. kathleen joins us now with more. kathleen. >>reporter: it is blamed on a candle that fell off a nightstand. luckily nobody was hurt but half dozen units destroyed. late night fire ripped through the town homes on spice wood court quickly. luckily everyone was able to escape from the flames. this place resident spent most of the day trying to salvage the few items not destroyed by the fire. >> i thank god i was not in there and i thank god i'm alive today. material things can be replaced. boy, this is hard. >>reporter: the complex management is helping displaced residents move to new unit
NBC
Aug 20, 2009 9:00am EDT
call and let us bring kristi home. >> police say davis called for help immediately and has been cooperative with them. >>> residents across the midwest are assessing the damage today after severe weather knocked trees on to cars and rooftops and knocked down utility poles. reports of 18 tornadoes in minnesota, illinois, iowa and wisconsin. >>> oprah winfrey an her frequent tv guest dr. oz are suing more than 30 companies for allegedly using their names without permission in product endorsements. the products include dietary supplements, colon cleansers and skin creams. >>> harvard and princeton share bragging rights as the nation's best schools in the latest rankings by "u.s. news & world report." yale comes in third, a four-way tie for fourth. can't go wrong going to any of those schools. >>> six minutes past the hour right now. you're up to date. back outside to matt and ann. >> university of oregon wasn't on that list. >> i think that was just in the next slot down. congratulations to those schools. al has a check of the weather. >> right above oswego. here is a cute family.
CNN
Aug 19, 2009 8:00pm EDT
the tv news pioneer don hewitt dead at the age of 86. we thank you for being with us tonight. please join us here tomorrow. we thank you for watching. good night from new york. next, campbell brown. >>> tonight hear the questions we want answered. will the civil war in the democratic party doom health care reform? >> the democrats are imploding. >> the president tries to get on message while his own party tries to get past the in-fighting. >>> will democracy prevail in afghanistan? the polls open in less than three hours and voting could be deadly. >> armed men going house to house. >> in iraq, six coordinated bombings kill nearly 100 people in baghdad. do we pull back too soon? what really happened when the mayor of milwaukee was beaten with a metal pipe? >> things got very, very ugly very, very quickly. >> for the first time, hear from a politician being called here go this is really bad. this is really bad. >> also, the supermodel who fought back against a cyber bully. she sued google and won. find out how her case helped detect you online. and hurricane bill now a categor
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2009 7:00am EDT
forgive my nervousness. i have a rare condition which causes some of us to speak funny and have a funny mannerisms in public like edith bunker. guest: i get nervous on tv and i do not even have an excuse. caller: thank you. i have done art therapy and music therapy as a christian social work volunteer. first, i want to apologize on behalf of the christian committee for the way professing christians have played a big part with secular conservatives in turning these town meetings rather ugly, i think you would agree. viewers should have seen "the daily show" last night and the reruns this morning where fox news did not perpetrate these town hall meetings, but they sure do champion them. they champion them as being grassroots. in 2003, 2004 the called early protestors of bush's invasion in iraq " unpatriotic" and called those of us who voted for al gore "sore losers." this is my question -- i have searched on a "if it ain't broke, it did not fix it" on the web site -- really suffering people groups who need government to step in summer with the financing, as well as families who do not hav
CNN
Aug 20, 2009 1:00pm EDT
month when the white house opens its doors to talk radio. cnn's suzanne malveaux sets the stage for us now. now, suzanne, how did this come about, and how unusual is this? >> reporter: well, it's interesting, because obviously president obama is really trying to reach out to the critics. he's gone to the town hall meetings. they've been very friendly. the questions have not really been all that provocative. he's even asked for some tough questions and he hasn't gotten it over the last couple of weeks, so what he's trying to do essentially is he's throwing himself right in the lion's den if you well to take on these critics were, he'll be in the talk radio format, the host, michael smerconish, is going to open up the lines basically for his listeners to ask the president questions, some tough questions. it should be very fascinating to hear what they have to say. one reason, robert gibbs says, he is doing this is because this is a very popular talk show, and he wants to knock down what they believe is misinformation. the kinds of false stories that are coming out of the health care refo
CNBC
Aug 20, 2009 9:00am EDT
40% from march lows. traders saying any drop in the chinese market would be used to take profits in tokyo. hong kong, hang seng finished higher. shares of china mobile fell after announcing a 1.6% drop in quarterly earnings. after the bell, second quarter net profit came in better than expected. net interest income, however, fell from the year before. that's it from asia. sending it back to you. >>> up next, we've seen the softer side of sears and it's this quarter's results. mary thompson will take us inside the numbers in moments and preview gap, which is due out after the bell today. >> and the faber report, david will have more on sears and perhaps one of its big investors. and the word on the street and the buzz beyond. s that jobless number, is this really going to stop the rally or not? we'll find out. we'll be back. i'm racing cross country in this small sidecar, but i've still got room for the internet. with my new netbook from at&t. with its built-in 3g network, it's fast and small, so it goes places other laptops can't. i'm bill kurtis, and wherever i go, i've got plenty
CNN
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
they're looking for a road map, they might find it in massachusetts. jim acosta is joining us in boston this morning. looking today at massachusetts health care system. this was implemented in former governor mitt romney. >> that's right. of all thing, a republican. and you know, john, earlier this week, the white house took a lot of heat from democrats when it backed away from public option and the plans for health care reform. what do you get when you take the public option out of health care reform, according to some experts, you get romney care. >> reporter: if washington wants to reform health care with bipartisan support, consider what former republican presidential candidate mitt romney did as governor in democratic massachusetts. >> you don't have to have a public option. you don't have to have the government in the insurance business to make it work. >> three years after enacting its own version of reform, massachusetts now has near universal coverage. taxpayer watchdogs say it's affordable. >> the wide spread assumption that is breaking the bank in massachusetts. it's n
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 4:00pm EDT
his truck. >> reporter: police were able to use a tracking device to track pravat's truck. and found kevin lockner. he told police this wouldn't have happened if he was a white man. the three suspects are from curtis bay, where neighbors are disappointed. >> i am terribly surprised this. is the community we live in. and we don't seem to have any problems like that around here. >> reporter: police say they got a lot of tips in the community. meanwhile, all three suspects, all three suspects, they say, long list of criminal charges, including attempted murder and carjacking. back to you. >> all right, derek, thank you. >>> meanwhile, lockner himself, has been incarcerated for most of this decade. >>> hazmat scare. dangerously high levels of gas. vic is live in the newsroom with more on what happened. vic? >> gas meters showed about 300 parts per million. sky eye chopper 13 was over the scene on yellow brick road shortly after noon today. 10 were taken to franklin square hospital, with mild to moderate poisoning systems. the levels dropped back down to below normal. firefighters say the
FOX
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
part of a 90-year- old church steeple. other tornadoes were reported in with us wis, iowa and illinois. >>> along the east coast, new york's central park, there were wild winds which uprooted as many as 100 industries. branches littered the upper west side. ig the storms hit tuesday night and nobody was hurt. >>> in the prop ins, hurricat bill has ridiculousenned just a little bit now back to a category three hurricane. -- bill has weakened just a little bit now back to a category three hurricane. >> we are still watching that. tony is going to bring us up to date on what is going on. >> i will concentrate on what is happening here at home. we do have a muggy start to the day with with a lot of oucl ds around. no precipitation at this hour. uldn't be shocked in h orthing popped up e er there with th eclouds around. e wethink the precip will hole off until this afternoon. can you see the cloud cover as it pushes into the region this morning. i think it will be more clouds today than sun. currently at reagan national airport, we have a temperature of 74 degrees. relative humidit
FOX
Aug 20, 2009 11:00am EDT
barnes joins us with the latest. >> maximum winds now 120 miles per hour. still gusting over 135 so this is still a powerfulmajor category three hurricane. and let's see what is going on re. along the western edge it's been dealing with wind sheer and so it's been holding back on the intensity. e the focast is for bill to in tensefy and continue to push off to the north d west. i'll have morrte n obill coming up. let's take a lookorat the local weather and into aurhe hoas,errewfte' rs,howe're talking about hazy, ot nd ahumid once again. cany s ee the cloud cover out there. a mix of sun and clouds and thec showers breaking uot once again. o juye l lrdiktendse aay the aa before. showers breaking out across portions of west virginia. so more showers and thunderstorms and the possibility in our forecast later this afternoon. here we go. 82 degrees and that humidity is 71%. so that's an uncomfortable combination. it will be hazy, hot and humid later this afternoon with clouds out there. we'll have more clouds and sun, scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms back in the forecast and
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 5:00pm EDT
on the tropics for us, tracking hurricane bill. what's the latest? >> that storm is going to be following a very narrow path, going through bermuda and the united states. it is currently about 600 miles to the south of bermuda now. and moving just off to the northwest. this is the epihansed satellite -- enhanced satellite picture, with that very, very distinguished eye there. this is sending it out, around 100 miles out or so from the center. and tropical storm forced winds farther out from that, closer to about 150 to 200 miles out. this is the way the storm is off shaping up. category 3 storms with gusts up to 155. this storm is going to be moving into the direction of the mainland u.s., moving to the northwest, at just around 18 miles per hour. but expected to make a pretty wide sweeping right turn before making any contact with any land. no landfall expected out of this storm, i should say. it is going to be moving up to the northwest. as it starts to move just along the coastline, we'll expect to see heavy swells. very strong -- rip currents, rip tides. all types of problem
FOX News
Aug 20, 2009 2:00am EDT
doctor about what treatment means to take. that sounded a little bit orwellian to us. if you know something about medicine, especially talking to doctors, where they have been trying for years to determine what is the most effective way and they can't quantify it, so the idea that some bureaucrat who, is no longer the government acting as a referee of what insurance companies are doing but is now the deciding arm against which you have no claim, that is really, really scary to a lot of people. andrew: tracy, what was the treatment that you actually received which you might have had to have waited six, seven, eight, ten months in great britain or canada? >> i went in for a routine mammogram friday afternoon. on tuesday afternoon i was in the surgical center having a needle biopsy. that wednesday night, i talked to the surgeon, the doctor, who was also a friend of mine that i knew socially, so that was very comforting that i could choose my doctor, when he gave me the diagnosis, he gave me the choices of my treatment because my cancer was caught so early, and my fear is with this pl
CNN
Aug 20, 2009 9:00am EDT
congressional correspondent dana bash joins us live from washington with the latest on that. hi, dana. >> reporter: hi, don, this is a letter that senator kennedy wrote and delivered yesterday to leaders in massachusetts. the governor and the leaders of the state legislature. and essentially, what he is saying is that he wants the law in massachusetts to be changed. the law currently says that there will be a special election if, in fact, there is a vacant see in the senate for massachusetts. but it also says that wouldn't have to happen for five months. it allows for an open seat for five months. and let me read you what he says, at least, the longer part of what you read in this letter. he says serving the people of massachusetts in the united states senate has been and still is the greatest honor of my life. enabling the governor to fill a senate vacancy through an interim appointment followed by a special election would serve the people of our commonwealth and country should that vacancy occur. he's clearly supporting the idea of the current law, but what he is very worried about,
MSNBC
Aug 20, 2009 4:00pm EDT
think we can get it done. >> so how is all this sitting with progressives? joining us is one of the most influential progressives. your reaction to the president's approach as it continues today? >> well, the president is in trouble on health care, and i would say that that's because he is losing progressives. we realized i would say mid-june that max baucus was designing his co-op plan in order to take the place of a true public plan that obama had campaigned on, and jacob hacker, the architect of president obama's plan, was on a conference call this morning and told myself and other reporters that he saw the co-op plan as a trojan horse. basically, something that would destroy everything that progressives believe in. so in june we began our program trying to get progressive members of the house to commit to vote against any bill that didn't have a strong public plan and that public plan did not equal co-ops, and so hence the letter. >> you raised something like over $200,000 for people who want to stay with the public option and say the bill will not pass. aside from that, the pre
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